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Civil Engineering Internships to Job Placements

A 12-week Civil Engineering Internship is the best way to gain practical experience and launch your career in construction management and civil engineering in Australia.

Civil Engineering Internships available in

Melbourne | Sydney | Perth | Brisbane | Adelaide | Darwin | Gold Coast | Canberra | Hobart

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Launch your career in Civil Engineering with Career Success Australia.


Career Success Australia is one the largest Civil Engineering Internship and career coaching specialists recommended by the Victorian Government. We have offices in Melbourne and Sydney, and have helped 1000+ civil engineering students and graduates in Australia enter the workforce through high quality Internships in civil engineering.

How will the Civil Engineering Internship Program help you get employment?

Getting your first civil and structural engineering job is difficult unless you have real-world work experience in civil engineer and construction management.
Most employers prefer to employ graduates who already have experience in construction, estimation, drafting and site engineering. This is where the Civil Engineering Internship Program can help you stand-out and get hired quickly!

Whats Included for Civil Engineering Internships?

Our Civil Engineering Internship Program equips you with

On-site Training

12 weeks of real-world civil engineering & construction experience with major construction firms throughout Australia

Software experience

Specific civil engineering software skills in hot demand (AutoCAD, BlueBeam, CostX, Bluebeam, Cubit and Revit)

Mentoring

Mentoring from senior Engineering professionals with opportunities to network in the Australian Civil Engineering and Construction industry

Career Coaching

The competitive edge you need to get a job in Civil Engineering and Construction Management to start your career

Become Job Ready

An opportunity to turn your internship into a permanent graduate engineering role at your host internship company.

Popular Civil Engineering Internships in Australia

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Design & Drafting Internships

Construction Programming & Scheduling Internships

Structural Engineering Internships

Geotechnical Engineering Internships

Estimating Internships

Contract Administration Internships

Site Engineering Internships

Construction Management Internships

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Current Civil Engineering Internships Vacancies

Our Host Company Partners regularly advertise their Civil Engineering Internships with us each week. See below for the latest Civil Engineering Internships in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide, Darwin, Gold Coast, Canberra, and Hobart.

Civil-Contructor

Construction Management Internships

We have internship partnerships with leading small, mid and large building firms who design and construct residential and commercial buildings. An opportunity is available for a talented construction management graduate to join the construction project delivery team on a 12- week construction management internship to support the delivery of major commercial projects. Get hands on experience in scheduling, documentation, tendering and site engineering

  • Project planning and programming, analysing project plans and working with the design team to generate structural solutions.
  • Cost planning, project management and HSE management.
  • Handling and coordinating with various project teams such as structure, services, facades, and finishes.
  • Reading and interpreting engineering drawings using Solidworks and AutoCAD
  • Supporting quality assurance and quality control and preparing technical documentation
  • Liaising with Site Managers, Project Engineers, Subcontractors, and Suppliers to effectively carry out residential and commercial projects.
  • Hands-on civil engineering experience with a prominent on-site role
  • Core civil engineering theory, with supervision provided by a leading civil and construction team
  • Skills in Construction Project Management, gained through 12 weeks of Internship experience.

This company will provide you with 12 weeks of Construction Management experience. To be considered, you must be enrolled in our Premium Internship Program (Career Training & Placement fees apply). To learn more about our Construction Management Internship Program, please click the button below to complete a short Careers Assessment and to book your free Civil Engineering Internships Consultation.

Internships are available in  Sydney | Melbourne | Perth | Brisbane | Adelaide | Darwin | Gold Coast | Canberra | Hobart

Structural Engineering Internships

Career Success Australia collaborates with 100+ structural engineering firms involved in structural projects such as bridges, city infrastructure and large-span structures. There is an opportunity for an entry-level structural engineering graduate to be a part of a team of talented design engineers for a 12 week internship to assist with the design and execution of different structural engineering projects.

  • Design and development across a variety of structural engineering projects including bridges, earth retaining structures, large span structures and civil infrastructure.
  • Managing site activities including construction phase inspections, structural assessments and draft plan edits.
  • Preparing structural engineering investigations and designs, performing site inspections and preparing site surveillance reports.
  • Liaising with supervisors, draftspersons, site managers, steel engineers, architects and other specialists to carry out designated tasks and manage the smooth delivery of projects.
  • Experience in the design of bridges of reinforced, pre-tensioned and post-tensioned concrete, steel, steel composite and timber construction.
  • Working knowledge of state road authority design criteria for bridges.
  • Technical report writing for clients and experience in using structural design codes and guidelines.
  • Scheduling and project managing residential and commercial projects

You need to be enrolled in our Premium Internship Program to apply. You can find out more about our 12-week Structural Engineering Internship Program by clicking the button below (Career Training & Placement fees apply). Complete our Career Assessment to book your free Civil Engineering Internship Consultation with us.

Internships are available in  Sydney | Melbourne | Perth | Brisbane | Adelaide | Darwin | Gold Coast | Canberra | Hobart

Civil Structural
Civil-Site

Site Engineering Internships

A 12-week site engineering internship is on offer for an entry-level site engineer at a well-known construction firm. The role is open to a civil engineering or construction graduate, and involves providing support to the primary site engineering team in the design and development of infrastructure projects such as roads, rail, high-rise commercial and residential projects

  • Providing support to the site engineering team in managing the planning and design of construction projects, contributing technical knowledge and expertise to developing project drawings.
  • Perform inspections, scheduling, planning, survey, procurement and quality control for all site activities.
  • Maintain project documents and filing systems, and update them as the site work progresses.
  • Using software such as Primavera or other ERP systems to map project progress and perform field progress evaluations
  • Site engineering and site management experience, including maintenance, timeline management, client liaison, and technical expertise
  • Understanding the Australian Standards and the Building Code of Australia, and a working knowledge of building design practises
  • Understanding of core site inspection activities to ensure design and build is in compliance with drawings and specifications

This is an opportunity to get a 12-week site engineering experience on a live construction site. To be eligible, you must be a part of our Premium Internship Program (Career Training & Placement fees apply). To know more about our Site Engineering Internship Program, complete our Careers Assessment by clicking on the button below and book your free Civil Engineering Internship Consultation.

Internships are available in  Sydney | Melbourne | Perth | Brisbane | Adelaide | Darwin | Gold Coast | Canberra | Hobart

Estimating Internships

Estimating internships in Civil Engineering are one of the ‘in demand’ areas for recent civil engineering graduates. Gain hands-on experience in costing, estimation, BOQs, and supplier management. You will also gain vital experience using software such as CUBIT and BlueBeam to manage estimation and Takeoffs for major projects. Start your career in civil engineering with an internship as a Junior Estimator.

  • Assisting with the coordination, and delivery of projects and supporting the Senior Estimator
  • Preparing Takeoffs using CUBIT and Excel
  • Assist with project planning, scheduling, and project controls – including cost control
  • Assisting with Tender Submissions
  • Preparation and management of project documentation and reporting
  • Manage/administer project defects and the rectification process
  • Preparing and submitting project handover documents such as project certifications and operations & maintenance manuals.
  • Liaising with Clients, Suppliers & Contractors to ensure successful delivery of the project
  • Learn the essentials of First Principle Estimating
  • Quote preparation using different software for commercial and residential projects
  • Tender submissions and the tendering process by attending tender meetings
  • Negotiations with suppliers and contractors to ensure costings are achieved

This is an opportunity to get 12-weeks of vital estimation experience on real tenders and construction projects. To be eligible, you must be a part of our Premium Internship Program (Career Training & Placement fees apply). To know more about our Estimating Internship Program, complete our Careers Assessment by clicking on the button below and book your free Civil Engineering Internship Consultation.

Internships are available in  Sydney | Melbourne | Perth | Brisbane | Adelaide | Darwin | Gold Coast | Canberra | Hobart

Civil Estimating
Civil-Geotechnical

Geotechnical Engineer Internship

  • Provide technical advice to operations during greenfield analysis on reserves quality, drilling programs and geotechnical parameters.
  • Undertake soil investigations and surveying work in the field
  • Supporting the senior geotechnical engineering team with surveying and footings
  • Provide geotechnical reviews and advice to stakeholders, and track and manage areas of risk.
  • Conduct PERC/JORC reporting for reserves and resources
  • Identify and support operations with shortage of reserves, and assess appropriate replacement reserves.
  • Geotechnical software such as deswik CAD, LeapFrog, MINEX.
  • Field work, surveying, footings and testing required for geotechnical engineering projects.
  • Experience in a high-performance workplace, with mentoring by senior professionals and geotechnical engineers.

Internships are available in  Sydney | Melbourne | Perth | Brisbane | Adelaide | Darwin | Gold Coast | Canberra | Hobart

Get Hands-On Training on Essential Softwares

What is included in the Electronics Engineering Program?

  • Professional Internship in Civil Engineering
  • Access to 200+ civil and structural engineering companies
  • Training from Top Australian Civil Engineering Professionals
  • Professional engineering resume that gets 3x interviews
  • Flexible work schedule in a civil engineering role
  • One to One Interview Training for civil, structural and site engineering role
  • Access to Learning Systems Career Resources and professional Civil Engineering training

Are You Eligible for an Civil Engineering Internship?

  • University Students & Civil Engineering Graduates
  • International Students with a valid Work Visa
  • Students with a Bridging Visa
  • People available for a minimum of 3-4 days a week

We have 200+ Civil Engineering Internships available in Construction Management, Structural Engineering, Site Engineering, Estimating Internship & Geotechnical Engineering Internships.

How does the Internship Program work?

Internship Preparation

First we create a new Resume and LinkedIn profile suited to your career trajectory and prepare you for your Internship Interview.

STEP 01

Internship Preparation

First we create a new Resume and LinkedIn profile suited to your career trajectory and prepare you for your Internship Interview.

STEP 01

Host Company Sourcing

After preparing, we contact suitable civil engineering companies and arrange your Internship Interview.

STEP 02

Host Company Sourcing

After preparing, we contact suitable civil engineering companies and arrange your Internship Interview.

STEP 02

Placement Confirmation

After the interview, if you and the host company are happy to proceed, you begin your Civil Engineering Internship!

STEP 03

Placement Confirmation

After the interview, if you and the host company are happy to proceed, you begin your Civil Engineering Internship!

STEP 03

Internship Support

We continue to support you throughout your placement to ensure you are progressing.

STEP 04

Internship Support

We continue to support you throughout your placement to ensure you are progressing.

STEP 04

After Internship

If after completing the internship you don’t get a job with your host company, we help you gain employment through our Career Coaching Program.

STEP 05

After Internship

If after completing the internship you don’t get a job with your host company, we help you gain employment through our Career Coaching Program.

STEP 05

Our Civil Internship
Success Stories

I chose Career Success Australia to help me with my career path. They found me an internship in an engineering company where I have gained precious experience. Naren is nice and patient, he knows exactly what new graduates need. I strongly recommended Career Success Australia for all new graduates.

Kevin

Civil Engineer, Melbourne

 FAQs

Civil Engineering Internship Program

Everything you need to know about Civil Engineering Internships

A civil engineering internship, or a structural engineering internship in Melbourne helps you start your career in civil and construction management. Civil Engineering Internships are a good way to get started your career in engineering in Australia. It’s a great way to gain hands-on experience in a range of areas including construction management, design, site engineering, QA and estimating. Civil Engineering internships can also help grow your professional network.

Absolutely!
Civil Engineering Training programs can be done as full-time internships (during semester breaks or holidays) or part-time internships (2-3 days a week). Which means you can continue studying while getting practical training experience in the field.

It is best to start searching for civil & structural engineering internships as soon as you can, ideally in the first semester of your studies. This gives you enough time to understand the working culture and expectations of the industry, while adding vital industry experience to your resume to showcase your civil engineering skills.

Yes. Most universities are happy to consider any work done in the field for course credits, although some may have some baseline expectations about the duration of the practical training. Speak to your university about course credit when you complete your Civil Engineering Internship.

At Career Success Australia, we offer internship programs across a variety of civil, site and structural engineering disciplines. Our internship portfolio ranges from core Civil and Structural work, to allied Construction and Project Management roles, including Mining, Geotechnology and even Transportation fields, among others.

We coordinate extensively with construction companies across Australia to offer civil internships and graduate training programs for students and graduates to help them gain practical skills to prepare for a fulfilling career path in the engineering industry.

We support civil engineering students and graduates across the country to secure high quality civil engineering internships in Melbourne, Sydney, Darwin, Hobart, Canberra, Perth, Brisbane, Gold Coast, or Adelaide.

Construction is a fast-growing industry in Australia today, and a wonderful starting point for would-be civil engineers of the future. Career Success Australia offers guided counselling and career consultancy and helps set you up on the path to professional success in the engineering field of your choice.

Complete our free Careers Assessment to find out more!